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Things going on at the Library

Lowell KnappStarted Our Towne Marketing in 2005. In addition to publishing Our Towne Guilderland each month we also provide print and web design services. Serves as a Board Member with the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce and a Member of the Ethics Board for the Town of Guilderland. Lives in Guilderland with wife Kristen, son Ryan and daughter Kyra. www.ourtowneguilderland.com

A Look Back at Prohibition

A Look Back at Prohibition

The Prohibition Era: A Confusing and Misunderstood Time Saturday, January 18 at 2:00 p.m. Wicked Albany: Lawlessness & Liquor in the Prohibition Era  Wednesday, January 29 at 7:00 p.m. Bootleggers and Rum Runners Film Series  Lowell KnappStarted Our Towne Marketing in 2005. In addition to publishing Our Towne Guilderland each month we also provide print and web design services. Serves as a Board Member with the Guilderland Chamber of Commerce

GPL will offer an on-demand streaming service, called RBDigital, to our patrons!

Streaming Comes to GPL!

Tim WilesTim Wiles is the Director of the Guilderland Public library, and was Director of Research at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum from 1995-2014. He lives in Guilderland with his wife Marie and their son, Ben, who attends Lynnwood Elementary School. He is active with Guilderland Cares and the Guilderland Library Foundation.

Guilderland Public Library eBooks

eBooks Present Challenges

“We are passionate about providing both traditional books and eBooks,” said Guilderland Public Library Director Tim Wiles.  “However…

So Many E-books, So Little Time

So Many E-books, So Little Time

Tim WilesTim Wiles is the Director of the Guilderland Public library, and was Director of Research at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum from 1995-2014. He lives in Guilderland with his wife Marie and their son, Ben, who attends Lynnwood Elementary School. He is active with Guilderland Cares and the Guilderland Library Foundation.

Guilderland Public Library's “Library of Things.”

We recently added five cord-cutting devices to our Library of Things!

Guilderland, NY – What is a Library of Things, you might ask?  Well, it is a collection of non-traditional library materials you can borrow and use, without having to buy them. These days, you can read about the emerging “sharing economy.” This is where people band together to purchase and share things that they need or want, but don’t necessarily need to own.  There are car-sharing programs, bike-sharing programs, and